In France, the decree of August 1990 the 30th is adopted in application of Article R. 235-11 of the Labour Code and is related to the reverberation control of working premises: this text is applicable in France in relation to the acoustic characteristics of working premises and in particular with respect to the noise level decay per doubling the distance to a noise source
In France, the Decree No. 88-405 of april the 21st amends the Labor Code and is on the protection of workers against noise. Note: all or part of this document has been modified by more recent texts
In France, the Decree No. 2006-892 of July 2006 the 19th is related to the safety and health regulations applicable for exposure of workers to risks arising from noise. This decree transposes Directive 2003/10/EC of 6 February 2003 concerning the minimum safety and health requirements regarding the exposure of workers to risks arising from noise.

In France, the Decree No. 2006-1044 of 23 August 2006 is related to the safety and health regulations applicable for exposure to risks from noise of staff employed on board ships
In the European Union, Directive No. 86/188/EEC of 12/05/86 is on the protection of workers against noise Note: all or part of this document has been modified by more recent texts
In the European Union, Directive 2003/10/EC of 6 February 2003 is concerning the minimum safety and health requirements regarding the exposure of workers to risks arising from physical agents (noise): applicable in French law since 2006 and involving in particular a decrease of 5 dB of limits previously in force